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The Future of Fatherhood

Future of Fatherhood

Fathers are continually reminded by the media and Government of their rights and responsibilities, but what does it really mean to be a father at the beginning of the twenty-first century? Is fatherhood better understood as a genetic or an emotional relationship? Is it a path chosen voluntarily, or can the State successfully force people to be fathers of their children? Is a new and non-punitive model of fatherhood slowly emerging from the ruins of the demise of traditional gender roles?


Anne widdecombe | talks


Date and Time:

8 September 2005 at 7:15 pm


1 hour



Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA)
The Mall
+44 20 79 30 36 47

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£8,£7 concs, £6 members

Available from:

ICA Box Office

Additional Information:

Speakers; Anne Widdecombe MP and author of Act of Peace; Stephanie Merritt, Deputy Literary Editor, The Observer and author of Real; Matt O’Connor, Founder of Fathers 4 Justice. Darcus Howe, writer and broadcaster. Chair: Dave Hill, journalist and author of Single Men.

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